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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bugs for breakfast? The Flipside science unit module, “Our Hungry Planet: Food for a Growing Population,” introduces middle schoolers to issues related to food production and innovative solutions to world hunger. Scholars investigate the...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Restoration

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The tale of the restoration of California's Channel Islands begins with a video that details the devastation of Santa Cruz Island by introducing species that are not native to the region. Additionally, the video discusses the controversy...
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TeachEngineering: Digital Mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A multidisciplinary unit has young engineers explore Geographic Information Systems (GIS), an essential tool in planning any engineering projects. The lessons and activities in Part 1 of the unit look at GIS in general. Part 2 focuses on...
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Staying Green While Being Clean

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Clean up the environment with a lesson that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2009

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Emerging ecologists need a full understanding of life, from the inner workings of a cell to the complex relationships among organisms. This examination is meant to assess high schoolers after an entire year course on the living...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2007

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Environmental science enthusiasts show what they know at the end of the year by taking this full-fledged final exam. They answer multiple choice, graph interpretation, and essay analysys questions, 73 of them in all. Topics range from...
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Pesticide Watch Card

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students examine human health by identifying dangerous pesticides. In this agriculture lesson, students research the food production system in the United States and discuss dangers such as pesticides, chemicals and insecticides which...
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The Legacy of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do we protect crops and protect the environment at the same time? Using reading materials, learners explore the history of the use of pesticides and biocides. They create a timeline and then explore the current practices.
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On This Day: Cesar Chavez Day

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Scholars learn how Cesar Chavez and his labor union organized boycotts to promote changes for migrant farm workers. In video clips, Chavez also speaks on how the boycott can promote change and efforts people can take to help. The...
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How One Scientist Took on the Chemical Industry

For Students 6th - 12th
Rachel Carson's exposure to the dangers of chemical pesticides in Silent Spring not only lead to the development of the Environment Protection Agency, but also to her being accused of being a mass murderer due to the ban on DDT. Find out...
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1999 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Pollution is a real concern in most areas of Earth. A four-question AP® assessment has learners analyze data related to water pollution and air pollution as well as consider the pros and cons of recycling. Each question has several...
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2012 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Sometimes solving one problem leads to another. Scholars respond to questions about fracking to harvest natural gas and other environmental related topics. The resource provides items released from the 2012 AP® Environmental Science exam...
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Why Protect Pollinators?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Would you rather having biting flies or chocolate? The question may seem absurd, but cocoa trees rely on pollination from biting flies. Viewers come to understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply, flowers, and entire...
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Rachel Carson and the Modern Environmental Movement

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars analyze the environmental movement started in the 1960s. Through excerpts from Rachel Carson's books as well as diary entries, they take a look at the reason for the modern movement to save the planet and then create final...
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Biomagnification and the Trouble with Toxins

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Our relationship with toxins is, well, a little toxic. Explore how harmful substances work their way throughout the environment with a video from an expansive biology playlist. Topics include DDT and mercury, trophic levels, and water...
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Are GMOs Good or Bad? Genetic Engineering and Our Food

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
In many households across the country, GMOs are a big no-no. Is our mistrust of genetically-engineered food misguided? Biology scholars examine the facts with an animated video from the Kurzgesagt playlist. Topics include the history of...
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Bedbugs. Seriously!?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Want to drastically reduce the number of naps attempted in class? Show a video about bedbugs! Learners discover a pest so persistent that entomologists are confounded by their resilience and adaptability. The narrator discusses our...
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Human Impact on the Food Web of Santa Cruz Island

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens when a non-native species is introduced onto an island? Santa Cruz Island, part of the Channel Island chain located off the coast of southern California, provides the perfect laboratory for young environmental scientists to...
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Why Are The Bees Dying?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Honeybees fly at 15 miles per hour — not bad for such a small animal! These speedy llittle creatures are the subject of a video that shows viewers how honeybees are incredibly important in the pollination world. The narrator explains...
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What's Happening to Honey Bees?

For Students 9th - 12th
Worker bees used to disappear at a rate of around 5 percent per year; then in 2006 that number jumped to 30 percent, and, by 2013, it was as high as 50 percent. The video focuses on what is happening to the honey bees. It considers...
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Inside the World of Fire Ants!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Did you know that fire ant colonies are seen as small mounds on the surface of Earth but underground, tunnels can extend as far as 25 feet away? Viewers learn about the unique history of fire ants, from the pain of their sting to their...
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Do We Really Need Pesticides?

For Students 7th - 12th
How do we balance feeding an increasing population and using pesticides? Decide for yourself if the use of pesticides is necessary to keep up with the growing demand for food supply.
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Weather Vs. Whether

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Monarch butterfly populations have decreased by 90 percent over the past 20 years due to misuse and ineffectiveness of some pesticides. Given the challenge to increase pesticide safety and effectiveness, the class, through discussion,...